Library Programs for Teens: Mystery Theater

Library Programs for Teens: Mystery Theater

by Karen J. Siwak

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It's no mystery that fun and exciting programs bring teens into the library. Theater programs provide a venue for teens to express themselves creatively, encourage their participation in library programming, and offer them the opportunity for lively interaction with peers and adults. In Library Programs for Teens: Mystery Theater, Karen Siwak provides readers with complete instructions for creating a successful mystery theater program. With this guide, Siwak solves the ever puzzling programming issues of timing, setting clues, props, costumes, decorations, and food. In addition to providing a basic formula for such programs, Siwak presents nine original teen-tested scripts—from the intriguing "Medieval Murder" to the hijinks of "Case of the Looney Librarian"—that will appeal to a wide variety of audiences. Reproducible graphics, flyers, bookmarks, invitations, nametags, book tie-ins, and player worksheets are included with each script. Programming is no longer perplexing with this heavily-illustrated collection of original mystery theater scripts for teens. Public and school librarians will find this volume a valuable tool for educational and entertaining programming and also for simply planning a fun party.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9780810849921
Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, Inc.
Publication date: 06/16/2010
Series: VOYA Guides Series , #3
Edition description: 3rd ed.
Pages: 266
Product dimensions: 8.56(w) x 11.09(h) x 0.66(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Karen J. Siwak is the Media Specialist at Christa McAuliffe Elementary School in Tinley Park, Illinois.

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